On the theory that it might marginally reduce the risk of a terrorist attack, Bush tortured some and held others in indefinite detention. On the same theory, Obama kills from afar with drones. He’s killed thousands of ‘militants’ and hundreds of innocents by most estimates. None of them got any due process.
Conor Friedersdorf, on the difference (and lack there-of) between George W. Bush and Barack Obama’s failings. (via hipsterlibertarian)